2012 March 13 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Iowa took a step toward legalizing on-line poker on Tuesday because supporters said the state is losing millions of dollars in revenue annually to companies outside the state and overseas running the games.
Supporters say residents already gamble online and the proposed bill would create oversight through new regulations.
A SUPERINTENDENT who obtained warrants to carry out four successive searches of a 1,000-seater bingo hall said he acted following advice received from the office of the Attorney General.
Numerous professional athletes in five sports have been accused of taking money from gamblers to rig matches. Analysts say the problem has deep roots. Whenever he meets a professional athlete, Chung Hee-joon forgoes the standard request for an autograph and fires a point-blank ethics question instead: Have you ever fixed a sports match in South Korea?
On her show Tuesday afternoon, Alex Wagner had a little segment called “Wags Wager.” The aptly-titled game involved Wagner and her venerable panel - comprised of Governor Ed Rendell , Vanity Fair contributing editor and author Bethany McLean , The Daily Beast’s Patricia Murphy and Salon.com’s Steve Kornacki - placing bets on the outcome of … (more)
ATLANTIC CITY- Casinos up and down the strip are looking for ways to up the ante, as the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel debuted it's new name, while Borgata is in the middle of upgrading their rooms.
A Toronto man has been arrested and accused of being the second gunman who killed Good Samaritan Kearn Nedd during a botched robbery last April.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The casino at the end of Atlantic City's Boardwalk got its third name in less than a year on Tuesday.